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October 26
7:54 AM 2013

The biggest decline was registered with Asian stocks since August after the forecasts Canon Inc to Japan Exchange Group Inc had frustrated investors at the same time money market rates had urged in the second largest economy in the world.

Japan Exchange declined by 5.8% in the Tokyo markets jut this week after the main bourse operator in Japan had failed to increase the profit baseline according to the expectations of many analysts. Canon had declined by 1.9% as the world's biggest camera maker had lowered its earnings forecast. Asia's biggest lender by market share, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd fell in value for Hong Kong's bourse as it paced financial stocks in the market.

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index fell by 1.5% to JPY141.31 this week after a five month high ended on October 22 blamed on the rumors of the US Federal Reserve's implementation of its tapering policy. According to data compiled by Bloomberg, the earnings of the shares listed in the bourse fell 13.6 times its estimated profit for the period.

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